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Warranted On June 14, a Brandon deputy responded to the 300 block of Cedar. The complainant said her ex-boyfriend, who has warrants for his arrest for non-support, was in her backyard....more >>

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Monday, June 20 - A roll of toilet paper was discovered to be on fire in the men's bathroom at Stoney Lake Park. No damage was done to the bathroom and the park employee told deputies the roll on fire was a different roll than they use in the park....more >>
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Born September 20th
1878: Upton Sinclair, author best known today for The Jungle.
1884: Maxwell Perkins, editor, the first to publish F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway and Thomas Wolfe.
1885: Ferdinand Lamenthe (Jelly Roll Morton), jazz pianist, composer and singer, one of the first to orchestrate jazz music.
1891: Lamine Gueye, Senegalese political leader.
1917: Arnold Red Auerbach, second winningest basketball coach in history with 1,037 victories for the Boston Celtics.
September 20th
in history
1784: Packet and Daily, the first daily publication in America, appears on the streets.
1806: Explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark pass the French village of La Charette, the first white settlement they have seen in more than two years.Ken Burns' unique vision of the American West.
1830: The National Negro Convention convenes in Philadelphia with the purpose of abolishing slavery.
1850: The slave trade is abolished in the District of Columbia.Dedicated Massachusetts abolitionist Silas Soule ironically gave his life for the red man, not the black.
1853: The Allies defeat the Russians at the battle of Alma on the Crimean Peninsula.